October 4, 2023

Barkhimer Named to Nat’l Small Biz Leadership Council

Tracy Barkhimer, president of Tracy A. Barkhimer Acquisition Strategies & Consulting, LLC (TABAS&Co) of Scotland, MD, was recently named to the National Small Business Association Leadership Council, the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization.

Air Combat Electronics Shifts to Civilian Leadership

Candace “Candy” Chesser, former deputy for PMA-209, succeeds Capt. Tracy Barkhimer, retiring from the Navy after 26 years of naval service.

Congratulations LSM Class of 2020 Executives!

LSM 2020

Leadership Southern Maryland’s Class of 2020 graduated the executive program with a virtual closing session and ceremony on November 19, 2020. 

1,500th New Navy Mission Computer Rolls off the Line

AMC&D milestone

AIR 1.0 marks the production of the 1,500th modern mission computer for Navy aircraft.

NAVAIR Puts Its Best FACE Forward

inaurgural FACE exposition

Museum exposition showcases Future Airborne Capability Environment to the public.

NAVAIR’s Got an App for That


The Future Airborne Capability Environment promises to do for military aviation what Android did for mobile phones.

NAVAIR Officials Learned a Lot From Mom

Gary Kessler and mom

Officials from the Naval Air Systems Command share lessons learned from their mothers.

NAVAIR App Store?


FACE platform could create library of software for aircraft computers.

Leadership Program Selects Class of ’21

Twenty-nine local leaders have been selected for Leadership Southern Maryland’s executive program Class of 2021.

TABASCo Is New Tenant at TechPort


TechPort has welcomed a new tenant — Tracy A. Barkhimer Acquisition Strategies & Consulting LLC, aka TABASCo — to its team.